New Year’s Day Fire Forces Occupants Out Of Home

On Friday January 1, 2021 at approximately 9:06am the Fond du Lac County Sheriff’s Office
responded to a report of a dryer fire in a residence at N8650 Cliff View Dr in the Township of
Ripon, Fond du Lac County. The occupants of the residence reported that there was a fire in their basement of the residence by the dryer. All occupants were able to evacuate the residence with no injuries.

The fire was contained to the area around the dryer in the lower level, and was extinguished by fire personnel. Due to the damage from the fire, water, and smoke, the residents are being assisted by Red Cross.

Responding to the scene was Ripon Fire Department, Markesan Fire Department, Princeton Fire Department and Ripon Police Department. The fire appears to have started by the dryer vent and is not suspicious.